Strap in for an unflinching dive into one of the more colorful aspects of FASD caregiving - navigating the world of swearing. In Episode #146 of The FASD Success Show, host Jeff Noble takes us through the whys and hows of swearing in individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), offering a blueprint for understanding and managing these outbursts.
This episode isn't about shaming or strict discipline; it's a lesson in empathy and effective communication. We're exploring the neurological underpinnings of swearing in the FASD brain and providing strategies to help caregivers redirect these moments into constructive learning opportunities.
Join Jeff as he unpacks:
- The Brain's Traffic System: Understanding the role of the prefrontal cortex and how it affects impulse control in individuals with FASD.
- Emotional Regulation: Recognizing the importance of emotional expression and identifying the root causes behind the swearing.
- The Power of Pause: Learning how to...
In this special episode, we're putting the spotlight on the incredible stories and victories within our FASD community. From academic achievements to heartwarming family moments, it's all about highlighting the resilience and successes that inspire us all.
A while back, we asked members in our private Facebook Group for shout-outs, and the response was overwhelming - so we're dedicating an entire episode to share and celebrate your wins.
Joining me is none other than my esteemed colleague and lead FASD Caregiver Coach, Barb Clark. Together, we delve into caregiver stories, uncovering the secrets to success, and spreading positivity and hope throughout our larger FASD community.
But wait, that's not all there is!
In the midst of celebrating your victories, Barb and I are thrilled to unveil our upcoming FASD Aggression Masterclass - a game-changing program designed to equip caregivers with the tools and knowledge to navigate FASD-related aggression effectively.
Dive into the mysteries of brain development in our latest episode of The FASD Success Show, featuring the incredible Dr. Catherine Lebel. This episode is a treasure trove of insights for caregivers who navigate the challenging but rewarding path of FASD caregiving.
In this episode we uncover:
Join us in an inspiring episode of The FASD Success Show, where host Jeff Noble is joined by Allan Mountford and Rochelle Howlett, pioneers in FASD advocacy from Nova Scotia. Their journey is a powerful narrative of resilience, collaboration, and the unstoppable force of community.
In this episode, Jeff, Allan, and Rochelle discuss:
In this captivating episode of The FASD Success Show, host Jeff Noble sits down with Amanda Burley, a remarkable individual making strides in her journey with FASD. As a Personal Support Worker (PSW) trainee with a passion for caregiving and advocacy, Amanda brings to the table a wealth of lived experiences and insights that are both empowering and enlightening. This episode delves into the critical themes of making and maintaining friendships, navigating the complexities of the workplace, and embodying resilience in the face of FASD-related challenges.
In this episode you will hear Jeff and Amanda discuss:
Join us in an enlightening episode of The FASD Success Show as we welcome Emma Jewell, a luminary in the world of FASD caregiving and mental health. Your host, Jeff Noble, guides you through a journey that intertwines knowledge, experience, and the drive for change, highlighted by Emma's work on the Mental Health Toolkit from the Canada FASD Research Network (CanFASD).
Emma Jewell, MSW, RSW (she/her) is a registered social worker and Research Assistant with the Psychology, Law, and Neurodevelopment (PLAN) Policy and Research Group at the University of Guelph, as well as the Canada FASD Research Network. She completed her undergraduate degree and thesis at the University of Guelph before her Master of Social Work at Wilfrid Laurier University. In her free time, Emma enjoys cooking, going on walks, and spending time with friends and family.
You will learn about the groundbreaking Mental Health Toolkit for FASD, a resource that is transforming mental health support for...
Join us for a captivating episode of 'The FASD Success Show' with the insightful Audrey McFarlane, Executive Director of the Canada FASD Research Network, who has been at the forefront of FASD research and advocacy for over two decades. In this episode we cover:
Prepare for a journey into the heart of FASD caregiving with a twist of inspiration and a dose of real-world wisdom. I'm your host, Jeff Noble, and in this must-listen episode, I'm bringing together a dynamic team of coaches from the Caregiver Kickstart coaching program. These remarkable individuals (Barb Clark, Michael Harris, Christine Bofenkamp, and Laurie Anderson) are not only experts in their fields but also share their lives with individuals with FASD, offering a perspective that's as authentic as it gets.
As we navigate the complexities and celebrate the triumphs of FASD caregiving, each coach offers a piece of their story, shedding light on the power of connection, understanding, and resilience. Their shared experiences are a beacon for those navigating similar waters, providing solace and solidarity.
By the close of our chat, you'll be loaded with strategies, bolstered by expert insights, and touched by stories that echo your own. If you're ready for a surge of...
Welcome to Episode #138 of the FASD Success Show! Today, we're talking to Stacia Stribling, a wife, mom, FASD advocate and a proud business owner running a family-led Orchard. Stacia's story is a blend of advocacy, family, and the simple joys of life, like picking apples and peaches from her orchard.
Stacia is not just another guest; she's a powerhouse of advocacy. From her work with Formed Families Forward to her own lived experiences, Stacia brings a wealth of knowledge to the FASD community.
If you're looking for inspiration and practical advice, this episode is a treasure trove. Here are some of Stacia's golden nuggets:
As noted, Stacia and her family own an orchard, a sanctuary where you can pick your own apples and peaches. If you're in the DC, Maryland, Virginia area, don't miss out on...
Have you ever felt like you're on a never-ending rollercoaster while navigating the world of FASD caregiving? If so, you're not alone, and Episode #137 of the FASD Success Show is just for you. This episode dives deep into the real-life story of Angela, a birth mom who has faced the highs and lows of FASD caregiving.
Angela's Unfiltered Experience
Angela is not just another guest; she's a birth mom who's been through the wringer. From handling meltdowns to cherishing the small victories, Angela shares her unfiltered experiences. Her story is a testament to the resilience and strength that caregivers in the FASD community possess.
Actionable Tips and Wisdom
If you're looking for quick fixes, this episode offers more than that. It offers sustainable and realistic strategies that you can integrate into your daily routine. Some of Angela's golden nuggets include: